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VOL. IX. NO. 80
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Bandits Wound Darby First Na
tional Bank Empleye en Way
te Fels & Ce. Plant
ROBBERS TRAIL VICTIM'S
SEDAN IN TOURING CAR
Bleck Its Path, Attack Messen
ger and Seize Fels & Ce. Pay
roll in Busy Street
MEN ON SIDEWALK AID
Pull Revolvers as Passersby
Rush te Scene of Held-Up
While Thieves Flee
bullet lit iM by one of wi n bandits
it'Thlnl nnil Miii" streets. D.iiliy. lit
111-nO e'i'IihI, tnilnv. grazed tli( -nip
d( Hnrn McKee, n bunk runner, the
robber- V-ciping with !?li).(lll(i pa,v-
MrKce lives in Cliften Heights nnil
Iseiiiplnveil In I In I'li-I Niittiuml IJimU
of D.iiIij Hi- vvns in n -cdnn mill vv.m
inking i'i'1 pavrnll '' '' I" & '" M,!,1'
maker-", el Sevcntj -thitd t-t 1 fct mid
The snretneiilnr lield-iip, entiled out
In full view "f :i dez.cn p'ls.cr.by. was
tlmrtl I" tin- minute, four of the bandits
In n touting nir suddenly blocking I lie
path "I III'" sedan. The bullet wns
lired In eil'1 "l" I In ''I' robber en I lie
McKee. who Is twent -three . en rs
old, received llm p.. tell nlieiit (l:'J."i
u'tle, k .mil Inn rli cl mil fiem tin- bnnk
st Xlnlli i.inl Mtt In sheets te the sedan
vl.lch un. diivcn In- W. 11. Snell, n
gamgr owner of Dnrb.v.
Itantllts Tmll VUtlm
An cxpctis, ive loin in; :ir i niiiiiliiinsr
four voting men wiii parked i'.'i-t of tlie
Unk." Am Sncll sinned the sedan In
the illriTtieii of I'liilmh Iphlu In' mid
MrKce noted tin- turning nir, which
trtrd slewl.v ferwaid lit tin- .satin1
TIip muring car kept a dozen .Minis
in ndrnnec nnd had gene tir:il blocks,
whfu it begun 7.i;:.:r.".:iiiK nernss the
"Tlint leeks Mispteieiis." reniarked
McKee. "We eiitjlit te turn back, but
vc are late new." He and Snell weie
nrmed and bulb fell for their revolver".
- but did net diiiw IliOn.
His Cur ICiirbs Sed.in
On the sblewalk near Third street
tbree Jeans men. nil wenrim; enps,
iere loitering. A the .edap npi'eaehed.
die tmiriui; cur In advaiire Middeuly
wung illieelly nere". its path.
At the niiii" aieicieiil the three loit leit
Ters run tewanl the s'dan. All whipped
"fllien that deer, qulelt," commanded
"We'll kneek jeu oft If jeu move,"
Itullet Cir.ues Head
McKee leaehed bark for bis revolver
find a bandit lired threiiKh the winil
vhleld nt biw bead.
The steel -jaeketed bullet smashed
the glass ami ploughed along the run
ner's stnlp Weed Mewed ever his face.
Thrce of the men in the touring ear
had diuwn lewdvera and were pre
pared te .sheet ail one who interfered.
JIcKee and Hnell niibeil their hands
nnd two robbers anked open the. Hiilnn
deer. A third lifted the heed and cut
v the ipfnltien wiies.
One of tint lubbers then seized the
money-filled sntchel. MeKee nnd Snell
were ordered te keep Mill under pen
ilty of death. The three men in tbe
ftrcet then tumbled into the touring
ar whlrb speeded toward Philadelphia.
Victim' Car Disabled
By the time the teuriir; car had gene
i dozen nrds it was racing nt feriy or
hfty miles an hour. Tim of the ban
dits peered f i (he rear with revel-
ers rend in the event of pursuit. The
robbers' car was seen out of bight.
Snell tried te stmt the sed.in but
xmld net .MiKee was assisted te a
''awry wagon which took him te Sixt -nftb
street ami Woodland incline. In
ne meanwhile. Snell teb phoned te bis
jarajfn and n machine driven by Frank
pnell, bis son. was waiting at the
"oedliind lupmip lulersi clien.
The slighilj weundeil runner was
transferred there fiein the wngen te
'he motorcar nnd taken te the .lheri
'nrdin Hospital The bh r Snell was
'jit by gins- when the bullets smashed
Hie sednn window. His injuries weie
After his scalp wound hnd been
'IrrtMd McKee returined te the bank
md repeited the holdup.
"I wouldn't want te go through that
'hlng ngnlii," lie said. "Sncll and I
vjw the touring car. but we didn't
!nlnk nn, one would start an thing
there In biead dm light. When the
''r Ftnrted :'i.agging I suspected the
meant te block us. when we reached
jhe pe'nt when, the elbeis were wait
mi en in. Nelewulk it was loe late te
l't up it li'jhr.
MiKee tin excused himself, e
plaining he hail te telephone hi bis
"Hl bet that In was all tight.
file llllill,!- j.,Uc puller ,c , 1 1 .I tell
' the leliliu-, ii ii 1 1 the moteicin, and
Hiers mi,. M. hieadcam.
. '" I '-I i ii liri I the car
"Oned. It ,; iake-l if Ineuse
lag. N. J. "FOLLIES'
Weds Natalie Brown
ChlMRO. Dec I,",. TIj." leniaild of
ne educated le.w e-' I'miliC. I e.nhn.
'"n nnd N.iinlic Urewn has I'lilmiiiated
PPll.v se far. The pietti linl,. ,..
r i, .."'ll.' U" ,'"'""leh V,,u
...iiii-k mihi ine no ei L'l
loot nan h' ir
,J1 aiiMise I uUersIt
rim . s ,,iih ,,iie .ibsnii le in ih, ,,.
'' ai.l All- l.eallieu.ia.i. w hec
,S ," ," ' '"I"1"'! er 'imllhi : HI.
nts Iiummi'i I, Informed. Thei'i
i tern.g , n,i,i v.i,),,.,. ,,,,,,.
N. ,T l',,ll",l"ll"'Ki "I M.iplcttoed.
' ir. I I ....
I,. u . """""I" "I'I leave i
!: "iseiin i nniieunceil
and live with
IC Is III 1- "11-1
I OI I I
age, wheiii I
1EN 1 un.
Entered no Scteml-CIn"! Vnltrr n!
unuer me aci
,i. m t'vfitrirdr!.H'l $$?'(.
4'y?v.'i .',: &
neKAci: i re(JKii
Tlie widely liiievvn sports writer
and former president and manager
of tlie Phillies was stricken with
paralysis jestrrdny and Is In a
critical condition. '
IS AT DEATH'S DOOR
Famous Baseball Man of Other
Daye. Stricken With Paralysis
Herace Pegel. fermerlv one of the
best -known baseball men in the I nited
Stntes, was stricken with pnral.viiis nl
his Ionic, L'Odl North Twcnly-seiend
stiect, .ve-terdny, nnd hopes for his te te
ceveiy nre very slim.
I'egel started his career as a tele
graph opciater. and graduated from
that pest te baseball writer en the Phil
adelphia Press, His newspaper ev
periem e incllidid service with the live
ning Times and as sporting editor of
tile livening Teleginph.
As manager of the New Yetk (iiants
he dcvclepi d a number of players who
later became famous, Later hi: hnmllcd
the Phillies, nnd eventually became
president of that club. When he re
tlied hein active participaticji in the
game In- became publisher of a mentlil
ningiiziiie en baseball. He was aNe
well known as n political lender In Dem
FILLS EMPTY BINS
Doctors Write Out Fuel Orders and
Dealers Hener Them
"Prescriptions for coal" are the
Intest development of the coal shortage
prescriptions given by physicians in
flie regular way, because there Is sick
ness in a family.
Dealers have reported they nre re
ceiving and houeiing such prescrip
tions. A few have turned out te be
fraudulent, but the mlr.er abuse has net
diminished the usefulness of the Inno
vation, aeceiding te the coal men.
Ai'eeiding te leperts In West Phila
delphia, where theVnal shortage is un
usually acute, some of the doctors are
charging a fee for tlie i eal picsenptlen
just ns tbev would for any ether.
Public schools have pnssed their
crisis and will be warm ur.til the
'ft'hrlstmns holidays begin. Police sta
tions me feeling the shnrtnge keenly.
Hospitals are reported te be well sup
plied. COLLEGE GIRLS SWINDLED
BY GLIB "SOLICITOR"
"Magazine Agent" Escapes Bryn
Mawr Girls When Nearly Cornered i
Students of Jlryn Mawr College, and
nlse these of a number of private I
nchoels for pirls in that section, weie
swindled our of smnll sums of menej I
ilurlng t tie Inst few weeks by u well
dressed youth of lluetit tongue, who ob
tained subscriptions for magazines
which were never delivered.
The aggressive solicitor, wdie said he
wns tr.vlng te rnlse mene te continue
Ilia ctiwliiu n ll,n.nif.,r.l '.,llAnA
... .i.i... . ,,, 1.IIM Itllll, 1.1,,-.-, I, up
found jestVrday lifter it hnd been
learned that he was an Imposter, mid
although several fair llryn Mawr
students tried te lerncr him in Denbigh
Hull, he managed te escape.
HURLED LAMP AT HER
IN QUARREL, WIFE SAYS
Falrvlew Weman Badly Hurt Al
leges Husband Toek $2000 Gems
At the climax of an argument Inst
night ever jewels she accused him of
taking. David Itiitehehler, l.r.S Col Cel
Hugh read, Fnirview, bulled an elec
tric lamp at his wife, Alice, striking
her en the bend, it was testillcd In
Mrs. Iliitcbelder Is In a serious con
dition in Cooper Hospital. Her bus
baud was held without bail by Re
corder Stackhouse en a i barge of as
sault and batter.
In a statement te detectives, Mrs.
Ilatihelder said her i'nst husband had
left her a small fortune In cash nnd
jewels. Hutchclder made repeated ef
forts te get the mene.i, hhe asserted.
Kecentlv, while she was III in a hes.
pitar, It Is charged, he took .siL'tKM)
worth of Jewels and either sold or
HIS "TON" 1640 POUNDS
Camden Ceal Dealer Fined for Glv
Ing Short Weight In Coke
"A "ren" of uike sold bv ,e-cpi
Ien ski, a dcalci, of ll,.i LeiiIn Micct.l
l aiiulen. le iicnrge Meveii-, ,,j (,,.
liimbia iivcnue, that citv, was ,'ii(
pounds slum, according te testiuieuv
Inilil befeie Iteceider StackhetiM1. ,a'
niski wai lined Sill and le-tic,
Stivins MiM-ecled that .loreski had
net delivered a "iMlii.-peuud lop ami
enlisted the aid of llarrj K. Ilcddliig.
Seal if Weight nnd McmuiicN. who
delci mined tie euct aiueuut of the
NEW CASTLE MAYOR QUITS
Leng Illness Forces Executive
New rustle. Pa.. Dec. IS. Miner S.
A. II. lines villi resign an Majer of this
ill .ll the I'llV Council meeting teilll,
The leslgualien becomes elTeetlve Jaii.
Selection of the .Majer le nerve out
the remaining vear of Ihe teim will fall
le Council, Ma.ver I '.nines him been
biik for eight nienlliH following u utreke.
jr. ,'.' .: 'i?. w ' ,
ei aiarcn d, inn
SWEARS MOHR SAID
HE'D 'GET' BRUNEN
Mary Miles Miller Turns en For Fer
mer Friend at Mount Helly
FOOTPRINT OF WOMAN
FOUND UNDER WINDOW
Bleed-Stained Bill Taken Frem
Slain Man Traced te
Mar .Miles Miller. pi ell
charmer with the "Alight
Shew." testified at Mount Mell
that Harry, C. Mebr, her ferm,,r de
friend, had told her he feared either
Mrs. Deris Itrunen or her husband,
"Honest Jehn" llrunen, would kill life
ether, and he "didn't want this te Imp
pen. I want te get him lirst."
'I'lin knrilfe plineeiec n ultt.nuu I'm1
the Commonwealth at the (rlnl of Mrs. !
llrunen and Mebr for the murder of,
llrunen. were n brown clout; and a !
blnck bat trimmed with wings. She
Is small and attiactlve and does net
leek like ii woman used te circus life.
She was one of several impm tiini w it
ucbses of the morning. Chief of Pelne
Voshell. of Illverslde. where P.rum u
vvns murdered March 1(1 last. tetlbed
he hnd found the print of a woman'
shoe outside (lie window through whhli
the shot was tired.
Ilnrlc lidge. of Uiverside, (estlliid
lie had passed the llrunen heiie nl 7:!!l
o'clock the night of the minder and
had seen no automobile nearby. Ills
testimony was important, because . lean -than
Kelse.v . Count Prosecutor, uio uie
duccd another witness, Clifferd Cain,
assistant count detective, who testified
Mr.s. Hi uuen hud told him she bad Ten
an automobile speeding awn.
The trial, which began last Memlii.i
nt Mount Helly, is being conducted bv
Supreme Court Justice Kulisih mid
Judge Wells at Mount Helly.
Defendants Are Cheerful
Today's session began quietly, the
coitrtieoiu well tilled. Mrs. Hrtiiien
and Mebr ucm .nep. cheerful "I, !"'
They nodded nnd .smiled te acquaint
ances en their vvn from the jail te the
Postmaster Arthur Steelier. 0f Illv
erslde, In response te questions asked
by Prosecutor Kelse.v. told of the blood
stained S."0 bill whiili hnd been offered
In payment fer'a money order.
"Did Hnrr.v Mebr enme te the post pest
office alter the klllln;?" nsked Mr. Kel
sty. "Yes," replied the pestmastet.
"Did lie hand any mencv te yeuV"
"Yes, be purchased srver.il money
outers, ami gave me two Sel) is. ( n
wns a geld note, the ether a bank
tillente. One was bloodstained.
Chief Voshell was the next witness.
Widow (iet Meney
"De inn knew who it was that
searched Mr. llrunen's body?" "Yes.
It wns Dr. Maul. He took two fifty
dollar notes from his pe ket together
with some ethers and banded them te
Afru lltMlfmn Onn nf ll,n tuilnc . .m...i.l
....... , .,-.. "ii n'.uivii
in lini' n nmnll sunt nf litr.iwl t,n..., Ii l
V '.'.. .'1 ...":.'' '""",
1 1UIUMM -4I lll'l. IM'r 11 IKTlirm
ir r'mmmra it rimadelp'ala,
ns I wns looking ever the doctor's '""'"" consul te tlie nlted Stntes, to te
shoulder when he unfolded the bills and!, "J' "ns, wr",! ' eve this mun'iv
apread them out." before the morning of December 'JO bv
At this point (lie window, taken ,'. '"Vsterieus letter writer who signed
bodily from the house, with its broken ""'.''.. "l"-H.v. IrMi leiublican
sash when1 the clmrge of heavy shot nrm .... ,
had tern ilueugh. was taken into the ,,,"',, .',', "I'11"0,'1 '" em,uenl en
courtroom. Chief Voshell Identified it. ,7" Tim "" ",I,,111V1,,;I ,l"" ""-
"What time .11,1 . re. , , I h '"P '"' c I,i .n.'M'iWllilP for the exe-
day?" "Kail in the morning
... . . . .... .... ....... I
"What did ou tlndV" "I
Wracks lending across tbe field
! the vlclnit.v of the Itruiicn home te tin
I "What diil jeu see ncir the window
1 en the ground':" a-ked Mr. Keown
'I could see the tracks of a man near
the window, and one imprint of u
woman's feet near the cellar deer undei
the window ."
At this point Mi. llrunen leaned
fnivvnnl veij intcii l.v. concentrating all
her attention en the witness.
Sa.vs Mnhr Paid Iteum ltenl ;
Mrs. Walter Farnst, wife of Hie
owner of the pi open v where the Powells'
lived in Camden, was taken te Ml.!
Ilellv In an nuiomebile and with great
consideration hi the Commonwealth, lie-
cause she i- in i lit te health. She'
was put en the witness stand te testifv
te mene paid for Powell's loom rent '
by Mebr The sum paid was !?."., "it I.
she said. On all ether occasions, Mrs.
Kanist te tided, either Powell or his
wife had paid the rent". Mebr visited
the house often, she said, both before
and after the minder. Powell, she said,
was home the nmhi of ihe murder when
her husband cam,' home fiem work, hut
bile (nlllil net n Hie e.iet time.
Then canm Mt- Kllabeth Jae.sebk
ei v uicjie, -rii'i u Miiiei'ii, wee we-
the tcclpient ei the famous letter writ-
ten hv the ciim owner lieteie Ins
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..t .!.' ,.t 1. I '
v'hiiiiiiii ii mi i ,, ......I. ,uii. . (iii, inn nut,
-- ... M...n. I
a Dtrrimcr ou de
WA A anANbrlA ,
$11,000 Offered Admiral Stark
Take His Charges Away
Shanghai. Dec le.- I IS A. P. l-
I'lle l.'us inn let lue" Heel et feuileeii
nhips. leaded wiih the desllliile rem
nants of the While (illiird leici'h of
Vkidivosiek. vvluih m rived here it few
llavs age out el luci nnu imovimeiis,
Mill Is Ivin' at anchor 111 the liver
unable te priced further and barred
bv the Chlnc-ic Imui landing its human
freight. , , ,
In the meantime different local or
ganizations have iiuitilbiited funds for
the telief for tin mere iinliiedl.ile need
of tlie homeless v mulct ers, who aie
hunlm: hemciluiic will 'turn up" m
thai tbev ma iiniiluue llitir ve.vagi le
I lloiigkeng. Manila or nunc ethet
waiiiiir and mm, he-idlahle pett
I Chinese miciiiI oigatiialiens htive of-
fried Admlial Sunk, leader of the e.
, pi'dltien, S'.'tl.tlllli iMi'v. aiirelniutcl,v
KlllitlOll in Ihe i uuen niaies) ami
the Chinese Kcd I'iesm .Illlil iMia.i
If he will s.iil itiitiv with his charges
nnd agree net le attempt te hind at any
ether Chinese point.
lilt AtlKNTim N s.inisetn. tliri; .lf,(.ri Ivi.
Ww I'lillmlHlpiila iUII n Ml I". M rtaicr-
vutlciim apply lulli Clieat. St. l.ec. (lull, Aiiv,
PHILADELPHIA, FRIDAY, DECEMBKIl 1", 19JU
QUESTION IN HOUSE
Privileged Status Given Resolution
te Amend Constitution
Washington, Dec. lfi. ( !$ A. P.I
- The Meuse Uillcs Committee voted
today te give privileged status te the
tlrcen resolution proposing un amend
ment te the Constitution under which
further Issuance of tut-exeinpt seem I
tics would be prohibited.
Card of Madeira, Hill Company
Sales Manager Found
en His Bedy
MEMBER OF UNION LEAGUE
A inn ii believed te be Jehn P..
lidinetiiN, general snlesinitiinKer of
Mi'delin, Hill & Ce., coal operator-,
and ft member of the t'uien League, fell
dead en Spruce street, between Itmnd
null Fifteenth streets, at Hi o'clock this
Al Icllcrseii Hospital, vvheie tin
body . was taken by Mounted Pelici
man I.angatt who saw the man teif
ever en tbe sidewalk, a I moil League
membership card bearing the naine ,,l
Mr. Kdinetids. together with several
cheeks and .S."(K) in cash, was found.
The body was taken te the nieigue
al ll:e(l o'clock, bur no one bad ap
peared fe Idenlif it up te P ::!(!
At Mr. Edmonds' office, en the ninth
fleer of the North American lltiildiiig.
it was said .Mr. Kdmenils had left
about II) o'clock ami no word had I n
received from' hlin since that time.
The tinidentilied man was found about
111 -HO o'clock.
Xnr had any nntifn atlen been re
reived from the polite nt his home in
the Murllt.gten Apartments. i:',e
Spruce street. Mrs. Kdinetids ,-ald -he
had rcicivetl no word and did net hi -lieve
the many was her husband, lie
left t Ihiiiic she snl. nl his usiml time
at 8 o'clock this morning ami was up
piirentl feeling well.
Pntielman Lnngan wns en Spruce
street at the time the mm. fell te the
sidewalk and bailed an automobile, in
The man d ed V , r i ,g ,1 ," n-
"". , d.,e , heart ,ns."
vviiicn tie wns ruslieil te I be be.iiitn .
AMUNDSEN AT NOME
by Deg Team
Neme. Alaska. Dee. 1,". t By A.
Captain Itaeid Amundsen, head
i"our c., iimiuii uini it'll Scuttle in
June, arrived here late yesterdav bv deg
Captain Amundsen enme finin Wn'in
wright. near Point Ma new. where he
s wintering with the plane in which be
Hopes in tin,
spring te tlj ever tin
EX-DAIL EIREANN CONSUL
ORDERED TO LEAVE U. S.
McGrath Says He Received
Warning by Letter
.'CW 1 Ont
Dec. l.V-llh A P.i
Daniel J. MetJr.nh
formerly Da II
PI """"",' I'.lt
DIES IN STREET
, ", ' ." ""."'. ."' 'kei.v iiitiiiner
found "S-" I,'r,,;,l",r ItihIi Itepulilii'.in aimv
le- 'officers. He tefused te give out a copy
I illlil nf flu. I..I I .... .....I ... i
iii i niML. int.! it. ii .1 i . . i tt . i
, .miiiiu mi- srate
wbellMr It contained :i threat of death
If 1,. 'I'I m t inmplv with its demand,
the letter was addressed t,. "Hen.
erable James Met. rath. Irish Censul."
It was t.vpewrltten en a nhiin lm... ",.r
paper and bem no marks te identifv the
"I am net James M.t.'tath."
.Mcdiatli said, "and I am net new the
consul. I n-igned the office the daj
Her.i O'Connor and the ether Iiisli H,.'.
publican etlicei- were executed. I re
signed bj cnble. the resignation te take
eurci iiiimeiiiaic upon it
Belfast. Dec. 1.V iu v !!..
I Itailuaj communication belivetn l!el-
last and Dublin was cut off teila.v as
a result of the wrecking f ),,
suppesedl b.v Iteimblieati bunds ni
j l.reniln. Count Leuth. Telephone
communication ale was ct oil'.
WOMAN AND SON STABBED
TO DEATH: HOUSE SET AFIRE
Police Seek Husband of
I New Yerk. I IS. tltj . p. ,
.ii. .mini ' ,i i -.i I..4 uini nir ii nc-vcni'
iie nun ii, ,i.t- niiiiiuii id ucarii an 1
.their home in Ceney Island was set mi
lire tedn.v In an effort, m hide the crimi
'Firemen discovered the bodies in tbe
t.t. i '" "O
n .1 ...... I."..... ....... U....I....I .
Switch was -t.nteil
i..i,i.. .i, i,,,.i,,,,i
for Adam ("a.
Firemen found all the floors and win-
: " ' ,'..' '" ",1'N imnniin
close te the bodies.
WOMAN HURT BY TROLLEY
Mrs. C. M. Reiner Knocked Down
While Cressing Arch Street
Mrs. C. M Heiiirr. ,f 70-, Xl)lM
Nilietecuth -ireet. was ; l,r, il.,w,
bv a wes -b.11.1d Anh street ,.,, ,lt
lilitbth st.-cit ledn.v and injuieii pair,
'After an e.iM. bound car bad p.iss,),
Mrs. Uelner 1 n-hed aciess j, m,,,,,,
and did net -ie the inr n,m.. ,. , ;
She was pnked up b.v Patrolman
1 Kreiter and sen te the .leffeiv,.,, 11."
25 I. W. W.'S RIOT IN JAIL
Shotgun Squads Called te Subdue
Prisoners In Les Angeles Cells
Les Angeles. Dee. IS. Twentv -live
Industrial Wet ken. of the Weild ,'lPl
in the KtiBtside .fail eMerda" ,.01...
Rilbdued mil after Hlmtgun t-e ,uh had
jjcen llsiiatclied from the cental police
The I. W. W. men heittted red lla"s
ever their tnnk eclfe and heat upon
icll doers until the police arrived.
HARVEY SUMMONED HOME
TO DISCUSS CRISIS ABROAD;
NO ADEQUATE U. S. POLICY
America May Evolve Plan
Merely ie Tide Over Seri
i NO INTERNATIONAL LOAN
I TO 'GERMANY POSSIBLE
Administration at Sea Mer-
gan Made Voluntary Call
l!v CI.INT.'N . (ilMIKKI
stud ( inri-tieiiiliiit I i eiiler I'iiIiU- 1'ilrir
III nil, ' II", hi I'i Mir l.illw i 'i
Washington. D, . I." Tin Li 'e 1
penn -iluatiei engagid the t.ibui-i's
attention nt H- meciing leda t ml
Piesidnii Ilmding will liavc an op-
perlllllit le discuss it Willi Tlieodel,
K. liutleli. of the Deb! l'lindill,' t'elii-,
mlssldii. iliiung the da. '
Hut I can sa.v with n geed ,l al of
ass inn that theie I- no pehcy in
-ight adequate te meet the crisis abroad
I Thi1 best hope is thai tumble mav In
I tided ev"i for another fi w month- as
lit wa- in Match. ItiL'l. .in, I as ,i
he'll .11 Intervals ever -itiic
Perhaps tbe dillicultics (,f Km one in
tee griive for any one te solve. 'e one
call sa.v even the i uncellatieii ,, in,
nllii'd debt would work lh mlimle thru
has often been piemi-ed fiem it. Ami ;
in an event the Administration's Immls
aie tied b.v its mn nun, mi 1 mm-,
cnnccllntlen peliej and b.v tin law fei .
bidding cancellation. i
And. mererver. linnnr l.iw's m . I
tieiincenient that (iieat Ctitam anmit j
pnv us unless the Allies mid Cermnuv
pr.v her disposes of the ihier.v ihnl s,,ine ,
nci oinnieiiat ion might be eMemjci)
jeintl) by Cnal Hriin"! and t In' Culted
States te the ether Allies efnr iinange.
rents hnd been made fei tim pajiiicm
of Knglish het rewings fiem us.
Ne Lean fe fJcrmany
I can definitely discredit tin- repoit repeit
Iiiihllshed In inanv papers that an Inter
national lean of .1..Vlll.iiflO.(lOl) te Ger
ninny is in prn-pect. which would start
payments te France and thus- tempo tempe
rarll lelleve the crisi.
Ne such lean is possible. fn ,d
ministration ilrrles it Is spoken of as
"philanthropy." Well-informed bank
ers have heard nothing nf the project.
Moreover, thrv point out tlm' the Gov -eminent
uiiild net make -uch a lean
Thnt would be merelv adding le (his
bad debt which it lefu-is te cancel.
Besides the treasury hns a largei
Heating debt about Sli Odd, OOll. 0(10 te
fund in the near futiire-.-nnd It hn
just been fei ceil te pay D, jier cent
for menej which it hoped te obtain
Fer a private international lean Ih
bankers sa.v there would be no market
That is what Mr. Morgan told the
bankers of Kuiepe one vear age. And
the situation i- m.nlc wmse In I'enar
lliw's miueiiuceiueiit thai (Jieat
1 lliitnlu lannel iay nnless i,, ,,ih,'i
allied nations pa.v In1'.
j 'flic rumor of n lean was flatted upon
Mr. Met gan's uiiep. ctcd v i-.it te the
' Stale Department en Wednesda.v
t Whin I believe te be the tine explana
tien el Mr. Morgans visit i- as fol fel
1 he I, ankers n New eri vwicawatv
of tlij seiietisness of the Kurepcaii
cm-is T'icj were at ia a- te wha'
wa- being done about ti ami what
should he done about it. Mi, Morgan,
tn eeiilinglv . le obtain itifei matieii laiin1
1 1 1-1 1' un his own initiative te lcaiu
what was meant b.v tin While Heuse
it ii ix . ni'. incut thai tin "Ad'iiini-tin
tieti wa- doing all il could " lie found
the Administration as mm Ii m sea
as the internalienal bankets of New
tn-K were ever the crl-i- hi Kuriqic
and was unable te s.-u what ciuld In
done in aveit a -innsli abteail.
The Administration is ib eply con
i ei ned evir the situation. The cri-ls.
win, h is just a recurrence of the
i risis which has arisen at ttiteiv.ils
-line i he -tuning of the Vcisallle.
Tieilv is ineie grave llllill ever before
Tbe en immediate ebju't of diile-
mini I- " I'levcni ine i rencii eccilpa-
II is tin - iiue old
ti.iit tin ed Mr
Hughe- in Match,
t risis smc (n Itecur
I' i,,c 1 "1 cm ll sele the (lelman coil
III Ids new 1 111 of economic ilislinh
time h, 41ns lu Hum, 1 f wbuli n,, ,,ii,.
1 can ,, the oiitieine. If ihe I'rciii h
aie ii-tiaineil some 1 euipmiuisi1 w,
,e p.iii lied up en which Kuinpc mu
worn along for ,1 few in, null- (r a
vear ni.ue until the 1 ri-is icciiis in
plelcinh 11 m, ne severe fnrm than ll
has 1 .,1 ,
1 iipleiuai 1 in i In- situation doc- net
leek I,, wind temporal expedient-. It
bus i a done se sin,,, it assembled at
Pin 1, ! make penn, full of sounding
plnii-e- and tine pietemh n-
i; ,i-liiiigleii ami I ,,11,!,, 11 liml ih,.
icmpeiuv espcdiciil ihi- lime us tbev
have in 1 Ik- p.i-i tbev will Imu done
nil thin 1- ."iiap- hiiuiaiil.v pes-tble.
the wn'1 1 h ti bv the war being ,1
gicat Ihe Ailiniiii-limmu mi, 'ht tinn
te Concuss ami tell it that tim foreign
debt- tin elleetable ami ak for
aiitheiiiv le deal with tin in in a blond blend
.r spnit This 1- the, 1 nurse which the
linnkei- hope will be taken. , t,,.
moral ami seutiiueutal ieas,,ns mi.
'vniii'ed I nneelliig Ihe debts tun lie
dl-mi'si il a- sheer bunl;.
I If tliere I- anv geed ic-isen it is tu.
mie baal.eis adv. line that ,1 cauielln.
lien of 1 In debts would ,-eive our own
tiuteiisi-. p rviii' our bc-i ci.
1 tinner. 1'unipe. luuu ruin. Kvm of
Ibis theic is -.mie ihmht
I lint ihete N un -i.,'n 1 lm 1 ihe Admin-
jstralieli win innuess inngle-x In Ibis
hpiril Nnd mil nf the ptchcnt di-.
erganiiil Cnngiess il i- doubtful if
auvthiiiu would mine from such a move
except maneuvers ler political advan
tage. Meanwhile the Adininistmtlen s
giavelj concerned about the old hicc
Ici lud I" i-iii. 111 Ceiu 1 1 1 v If Piailie
A.MHASSMIOK If A!t KV
HARDING'S SECRETARY ILL
Wasllillgteil. Dei l,"l -Geeige P..
Christian. Jr. sirrct.irr te President
Ilaidiug. i- I'lill'ieil in h'- home uit.i
II -eVi'lt' (old II, Will lint be Illllc
te lesiime iii. iluli. s f,,i several ditv-.
1 Uin ic
JOHN B. EDMONDS FAILS DEAD ON STREET
The man who fell dead en Spruce street neai- Brend at 10
o'clock thl& uierning was identified in the Morgue at 1.T0
c'cleck this afternoon as. Jehn B. 3mend. a, Tfrether of rrank
lin Spfiics-i Edmonds, nnd gen:al faTf"? manigar of Ma'livi.
HiU ft Ce . coal operator.
FAKE MOVIE PROMOTERS SENTENCED HERE
Irwin A. Whitman, y,rometei m the Animated Studies of
Ainurkn." was sentenced te three te five years in the Eastern
l'enitcmiciiy and his two seub, v'mcent ana Bcrr.aul, te tu yea:
nnd six months te five years, by Judge Davis this, attemoei..
They j hanged their plea, te guilty en charges thnt they hud
.vis filed inveateis out of $'33,000 in pio-.ne'-ir.g a :nei-n-pictuie
vciituic te intake aniniated tsitecn&.
TO WIN STREETS
Mayer Sends Council Message
en Project for 7th and
Sl,,',: ,Imiii,i: wliel, mav ,,,-t :,-
high a- sjn mi i ii n tin, re .and w lib b
weull , n i' i.i 'iintn 'incertnut pub'ii
hiilhliug- Iiinl.- lnisine- In iii-i-s. ami
seme- of ,.in of privale iiii'perty ale
nrope-i,"! in i , -.it,' winch Maver
i ni ,i i ii I Minicil ibi- .iflet .
"A- the l- 1
under the uu-m, '
planned t" v nir, 1
Spring ( in 1 den ! ;
t Ien of Prank
Squill es fiem a I
feet tu l'Jil fi ei
1 f ei.ti rein c- held
of 'he Maver, it i-
.sevinili -trcet from
, 11 1 It through a per-
ii nil Washington
e-elll width of tiftv
Vine itteet t,' 1' 11 11
a pre-eiil v nt' I '
feel, and el n
ti 1 te tl P irkw ,v
Vllie I lei 1 - a
wldl Ii and the in w 1 !
The inlal 1--. --1 il
I' I'liite. II0111
t , I e 1U''I
., I .. s",,l
a w idlli et Hill
tills I, el
1 , 1111 10
11'. ,1 I 1,1 e le
su, nun nun.
ihe 1 ti
xn 1 n
. the uctiml
i" P. It T
. In am h nf
The w lileini g
example, vi 1 11I0
liewer hen-e .,
, i,t mi
ll. . I
-in el . 'I
Mount erne 1 -the
Mi, Ml, I'm
Spring lm di n
runic 111 I'm, 1,1
i HASKELL TO DIRECT RELIEF
Russian Mission Head te Have
Charge in Greece
Wasldngleii. De- IS il'.v A
P i Admnusti.iti' n ,f Nun rienn lied
t resn relief ni Iii ' hit - been placed
III tlie tin nil- nt Wi'Pnm s ll'isl.ell,
Who will supervise n t . x 1 1 1 - tticte tn
addition le ceutiniing n- diiectei nt
llic Itiissiau uilsRiii'i ei ihe nictnin
In am. uincim: ihe tnipeiniineut , . -dav
Cliaitiiian l'.ivne of 1 1 , lied Cnms
-lid Mr lliiskcll. a. empaiiicd l,
Majer Kilmuml 1. I'ib I S A
who will serve .is an .issisiani, vvmibl
sail fni Athens .laiiu.ni '' Mt lias,
kell, who will have tin di Hamilton nl
led Ctess cemmissiniici te.i liiccic,
has agieed tn iiil'ii In ceinph lien ndief
work ill 'iicece ami en Aegean Island"..
lV llH"f ,
Sai, e w Itti
.Stilmcrlptlen V Ic Jr, n Year by II J II.
ny I'ulillt l'Jier Company.
Hughes Calls Ambassador Frem
Londen for Consultation
VISITlJfiL COINCIDE WITH
THAT OF BRITISH GROUP
Tangle Over Reparations and
Debts te' Be Canvassed
t in' intriJ 'i.n
IS.- Ambassador Hi
vcv has been
tieti, it was
culled home for ionult.i ienult.i
stnteil at the Au.'Mic.iti
Kmbassv this afternoon. ,
He will -ail en the lierengai ia De- '
ceinber "'!. Hi' will net be nccnninnn ,
led hv viis,. linrvey. who win leave
the pieceding djjv for a visit le Ma
deira Tl.i ni'ture of the consultation for
wlm h the Ambassador vvns siimmene
was net known at the embassv , hnn
It wns said the message ra'l.ng him
te Washington merely said it wns "fe
a consultation." It is presumed v In
discussions with Secretary of State
lliigheii will cover the whole tango et
Kuiepenn affairs, including M,e :, II i I
delils. repnrntletis and kindred sub
jects. Ambassador Ilnrvci has been con.
fined te his led viilh ,i mid for two m
three da'-, but bis cimltten is net
sufficiently serie.is te prevent him fnun
making delitnte tihui- fv s.nli'ig Mis
Ilarvej who ha I , ei j u 1 1 ill re-
C'entlmirH en I'ntce I ueiin-fiiui ( elunin five
LEFT TO DAUGHTER
Majer Made Trust Fund for Mrs
E. B. Knowles Value $125,
000 and Upward
CHARITIES TO BENEFIT
The i ti
W. I!, .
t. f-l.ile of Mump t'hnr'es
I'I' I'b in et 'i,e Pi.ii'ev '
!' ''i'. I 'mti.it, . has Icci '
n a ''i,-i Inn, I with Mi-
lx ie.v ies, tlir
1 In iiiief beii. fn mrv ,
n'd w Mi tlie will w hii h
1 f value '
of the i.eiki ,. 010- 1
" . .-1 .'.. .. ii a Ce
It Is gener.ilij beitced i,c n
'u.'il va'ue '
i P miil'eti ,
Is very mm I, hi;.i,n,
'le'ints or mom
Mrs Ixnev'e s
Prank Cie-ci r ..n'
-11-- Spriiie nre, t
oilier dMlUltc,. th,
veii Wu.letstniii ,
V -I I III. of
- lle'ltl .,
- pi" llibi I .
1 nuillliennl l,e,
'. .1 t .
' nth and
I I I'dle.l'
' Ii' i state
till I'd bv
e' urtin ii s esn'
Ibnnbridae stieei .. .,,,'
.-.isiieie Heme at t
will iilitinati h d.vi'de
ii H- Ixnow'es
Ma Continue tiisn,.,s
i lie wi.i names Will,,,,,,
ami Harviv Unurlev !1K ,.x,
II Ila "
Ufeis IIIH I
III I,,', ,,l
I "" " "te III.' dnecteil
in- iiivt'siineii's ,, tlie
1 un hiding Maier li.nlcv
Jewell- leuipiiuv '1 I,',
istaic hi ii,s.
nii.-ii si hi th,
' upnvv. re I
1 I" IIIIIM- lllllllll.il
inv -i ,,i nts ... 1 1,,
I iiiisnn -s i
, i i ipiiwen ,
"" fi' 'I h. ine ills,,
ntltlliu it,,. i,...,,!,..
miuiiifiii luring b isim.ss
'I ' s'taiui
a- long ,is it
"'fs I 'I "I, ' 11,1
iiiiouei: vi i s
Knew I. -
in till v of 1 1
W'lcs riirtjier ,,.u kl(.
hv .blldrcn ibev ,., IO n,,.ll(, ,J
II V III
Inn ,.. .1 . . , " '"' 'U
" ' 'ii'U U III" e.tnle f
.... ,... -enivnig clilldieii l
luiid income, afte.. ii... ,i..'.,
t I US'
Is ... i... . i , . "
.' '",'" '""" V Hie mnjei .
lO-ell I Plew hri.ln., ll......
.. ..M, 1. .
-.---.. i. ,fc- it: ii,.. i ,r
f 1 .! ... .". " ' "
" I Ol , US slsl ..i Al ..
1 !m i .
and s, i -
muiicv .xv man of New ,
'l.ll ether n Inlives
I pun the death , r ihe
heii. the principal f t
is le be ilividul .n jf,
tlllll I lie seashore ,, ,V
' i m
I)'.' IS , !
W lili i. .. .
ciecr vv ix v amieiinit. has
en lm il
l III Xeil.ville celli t fn, ,
neg te go unmuzzled, sh
wiin one f
eleven deg evvi.ets
suiuinencil te i'i.
court ve.ferdiy tl,.,
wns preband t,l.n t.'-ired tie value'''"""" '" '' P l11'1"-' 'I'""1- and because
bullet plead, i
11 nel pair ib.
"Iiillj for Mis V llldeil
PRICE TWO CENTS
Saw Bodies of Strike-Breaker
Lying in Read With Heads t
RIOTERS CONDUCTED MEN
TO DEATH AT CEMETERY!
Defense Attempts te Dscredit
Alleged Identification of
UNWILLING WITNESS HEARD
Finally Testifies He Heard Pris
ener Say "These Men Ought
te Be Shet" :'
A'; a Staff Cem npnvd'nt
f tin' Ifi-rvlxj Public Ledger
-Marien. III.. Dee. 1." - 1'ullr JWfJ
pciseim ciewded the htt'e courtreoin
Ine in.l'iv wnb hundreds mere out
side vainly 1 Inmeriir; for admission
'- tl.e State 11 nimcd its difii -nit task
of nillg 11,1 (le i,. ilefetidatlts in thi
first of the H-irin massacre trials with
the den ll. of Unwind lleffin 11
Kail this iiiiiriiini th,. i.nn" men
women and ihildien. even babies In
arms -in ini'i' model mofercirs and In
crenky carts drawn b.v tired fnrnj
horses, plowing thteiigh ,11 1 n I knei'
deeji I'i places and in the face of .1
Vehicles of mam de-i riptienj, alt
crusted with mud. are pirked eutsid
tlie brick cnurtlieuse where the defend"'
ants, backed b.v the Illinois mine work
ers' union, are pitted against the forces
of the Atternev Ceneinl's office.
The State I- attempting te show that?
tlie murder of Heffmnn and his asso
ciate? vvns the lesnlt of a censplrRCJf
nnd premeditated .Tudc.- !T.-,,-i .veil per
n.itted evident e jestcrdnv te be admit
ted which did net di.-"tiy concern,
either the five defendants or Heward
"We Ought te Kill 'I hem"
William (leduinn, tir-i witness feri
llm Stnle tedav, said lie s.-m litis Clark,'
epe of the defei. dants. at .Crenshaw
Cressing witti a sbeit gun m his band..
"Otis Clink." aid (loedman. "called
mt. 'We ought te take these men eus
and 1:111 them.' "'
T'm State Is attempting te prevfl
that Otis Claik vvns ,,n,. ,, the Ieadct'H
of the ften.ied mob.
It was .'ippaieni that (Inmlmnn wnn
lelui-iai.t or .ifiaul te testifv When
Stat"'- Annum Dutv a led him
whether be bad recognized anv body in
tie mob. (ioedmaii Mammeted. "De t
1 ave te nnswer'-"
.ludge Ilmtwell. irritated v the wit
, s' fn'iti'MesI hesttancv te reply tiJ
iiinct qiisttnns, iutei ruiited with,
"cs. veii have te atewei .mil tllick.'
"I -aw (itis CI. irk llnie I veinem
bei he had 1 pistol. I've known Otil
ter t went -liv e vein -."
'ioedmaii testiiied there were ,"00 ei!
i!i 11 1 men with .a number of prisenere.
I he nut 1 eh wa- halted
inn 11 -reed up in front nf them,"
aid (niiilman. "and cried If we kll
'hise people it will be pnttv bad feii
hi iii'eu .iml f..r i.nlen-, all ever thH
lit rx ' "
'nlmrii 1. nl net recognize thitj
1 . nl.er
11,1 cress-, xnmiTiatinn, rSnedmin nd
'. nieil be di in knew whether Ot i
Curl, was a neict r a spectator.
"Te the best ..f mi judgment, ClnrH
hi s si mdi'ig 0 1, a bank at the side
nf tlie nci, I
lioedmiu u -i,ni 1 luiwver, thai
i Clark bad 11 g ni in In- I, an I
Ilefeiise eiined ih,- iniiti te strike mil
lioedman's te.inue' bi.'itsi he ap
I tiearcil befete the Cirnn,l .1 irv nnd wan
Mie'.V II til tie pre-
tuesci utieti di.i no
1 tunsci utleli ill.! lm- s I,,, ni Ins name te
,'efense ns witiichs utml
I'ecan. .ludge llnrtvve'l
tiftei ib trial
v t-ruled th'
pre sub nt nnd farmer,
In tliat be saw a
ttb guns take two
I e lead in flout of lm
ii lb rt in bnnW
ii -titled yester-
iiiiinbi r of men
pr sunt rs dew ti
tn rm . II.- henril
-het". moment later he
i, the tnnd two men with
' I Ice had 'i pl-tnl, tlie i
s.i. I I I:i i-i i-nii ' 1 did
. ti en Sill, e t hen I
i iier a gun.
f'ei a brisk verbal sctap be ween
i v ' c
lt'irnseu was pei milted tij
u Heii M (Since, en.- of thu
eudant- Cnu'c smiled nl till
nncd Willi Kevelvrrs
lie bad i tevnlver II get Inte rn
n.ien ebi'i w i h f or eilers ,im went;
legeil t ,
ent in in
III Is Hi-"
I, .lie h,
, i -1,
u tl ,
'l 11 1
I enlllilli ll cu r
I iiriin niie
' "1 11 III 11 SJCTtU
CURED LEPERS FEAR WORLD
Want te Occupy Land Near Hm
wailan Colony When Discharged
Honolulu, 1 e I," i Hv , p.i
I eper patients !M l hr. ,, au,i,'pn nt.
llentent oil the I I. mil of Molekal,
'""V ii ni f'liin vuii'H a- ih, Lonely
l-e vvhn aie llllieipaini,. i,.,.H,) iit
. i rob in lull de., liargi ,h a icsnlt nj
III. 'Illillltnniii., Ilelltlueil f,.. il,,,
plunge il in tl iit'ide wuih ,m deslfu
in le pcimiM.d lu (al ,, ,111( 0
Mulukai a,l un em m tin- , p, , colony
i.oveinei- Walla, e It. rm-rliigten.
vim jusj has leinnicd fiem i, i,rj
ii.ei ..I i in. w.,11,. i .
.' ' I . eiueui , OUS ieii
1B(H ST v,;i , Mr,,(f., H
I1!IISI..A lu ii m.i.i i... i"""'"' "T
en moral ni nilnmi.:
vv . fia.i . ,7
H i m IL'S iimiI
." Will MTU -,"ii
ff ' r '
L r -